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lousewort Explained

lousewort at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Any of about 500 species of herbaceous plants that make up the genus Pedicularis in the snapdragon family, found throughout the Northern Hemisphere but especially on the mountains of central and E Asia. The bilaterally symmetrical flowers sometimes have very unusual shapes. The flowers of the little elephant (P. groenlandica), for example, resemble the head, trunk, and ears of an elephant. Louseworts are semiparasitic on the roots of other plants.

Lousewort at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Lousewort \Louse"wort`\, n. (Bot.)
Any species of {Pedicularis}, a genus of perennial herbs. It
was said to make sheep that fed on it lousy.

{Yellow lousewort}, a plant of the genus {Rhinanthus}.

lousewort at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedia » Pedicularis


Inter: compound » louse|wort


Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: botan » y Any of very many semiparasitic flowering plants, of the genus Inter: taxlink » Pedicularis|genus, related to wood betony.


    * red rattle


    Inter: trans-top » plant of the genus Pedicularis
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|kuusio
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Läusekraut|n

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Polish: Inter: t- » pl|gnidosz|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: fy » lousewort
    Translation: pl » lousewort
    Translation: vi » lousewort
    Translation: zh » lousewort